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Throughout the 20th century, one of the dominant forms of mass media and entertainment was Radio Shows: Drama, Comedy, Mystery and Horror, as well as news and information, all presented in a purely audio format. Contained in these archives are thousands of hours recorded from these well-funded and talent-filled works.

Some items are entire collections within themselves of many-episode runs of famous shows. Many date from the "Golden Age" of Radio, the early half of the 20th century, while some are remixes or recreations of these works for modern audiences. A percentage are modern(ish) productions utilizing the best of what improved technology and hopes to capture the radio magic could offer.

The introduction of television is considered to be the death knell of this medium, but the works live on.

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DARK FANTASY Dark Fantasy was a short series with tales of the weird, adventures of the supernatural, created for you by Scott Bishop. The series aired as a horror drama on NBC between 1941 and 1942. Dark Fantasy was a series dedicated to dealings with the unknown. Originating from radio station WKY, Oklahoma City, it was written by Scott Bishop (of The Mysterious Traveler and The Sealed Book fame) and was heard Fridays over stations. Tom Paxton served as announcer. The shows covered horror,...
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WHITEHALL 1212 Named after the then famous telephone number of Scotland Yard -- the headquarters of the London Metropolitan Police Force, Whitehall 1212 was a weekly crime drama radio show. It ran from November 18, 1951 until September 28, 1952. The stories were true and stated to be "the plain unvarnished facts, just as they occurred". The show, in their own words, presented some of the "most baffling cases" as hosted by the fictitious Scotland Yard Chief Superintendent...
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CRIME CLASSICS Crime Classics came to CBS September 30, 1953 and was a neat little series of "true crime stories". The show introduced itself succinctly: "Crime Classics, a series of true crime stories from the records and newspapers of every land, from every time. Your host each week, Mr. Thomas Hyland -- connoisseur of crime, student of violence, and teller of murders." Thomas Hyland was played by Lou Merrill, although you'd never know it was an "actor" doing the...
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This upload contains 272 episodes of the old time radio programs of George Burns and Gracie Allen, which aired from 1934-1950. George and Gracie then made the successful jump to television (1950-1958).  The iconic comedy duo (and married couple) entertained American audiences for a quarter of a century.  The dates, episode numbers and titles are believed to be correct based on available information, but any corrections are welcome.   Initial upload: April 2020 (267 episodes) 1st update:...
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Topics: OTR, Old Time Radio, OldTimeRadio, GeorgeBurns, George Burns, GracieAllen, Gracie Allen
Old Time Radio
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Episodes from the OTRR Maintained set of Jeff Regan, Investigator: JEFF REGAN, INVESTIGATOR Jeff Regan, Investigator, was one of countless private detective series that proliferated in the years following WWII. The series initially featured Jack Webb in the title role, who was coming off his work in Pat Novak for Hire, followed by Johnny Madero, Pier 23. The series premiered July 10, 1948, over the CBS network. Originally promoted as Joe Canto, Private Eye, the series was never actually...
Topic: OTRR Jeff Regan
The Lum Edwards Collection
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THE WEIRD CIRCLE The Weird Circle was a 30-minute, syndicated, supernatural/fantasy series that ran from 1943 through 1945. There were 78 episodes produced. The show's strength was stories from famous writers of the two genres, including Robert Lewis Stevenson, Victor Hugo, Edgar Alan Poe and even Charles Dickens. Most all of the stories came from the Victorian era or older. The show obviously had a low production budget: though the show was aided by selections from famous book authors, it...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
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SEARS RADIO THEATER Sears Radio Theater was a radio drama anthology series which ran weeknightly on CBS Radio in 1979, sponsored by the Sears chain. Often paired with The CBS Radio Mystery Theater during its first season, the program offered a different genre of drama for each day's broadcast. In 1980, the program moved to the Mutual Broadcasting System and became the Mutual Radio Theater. The Mutual series broadcast repeats from the CBS run until September 1980, when a short season of new...
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Old Time Radio
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Classic old time radio showing starring Jack Webb (1946, 1949) and Ben Morris (1947-48) as Pat Novak, a street wise guy who rents boats and anything else a good man pays a bad one to do. Novak is always getting into scrapes when taking on jobs for hire or occassionally as a favor to a friend. When he does, he goes to see "The Only Honest Guy I Know" an ex-Doctor and a boozer named Jocko Madigan (played by Tudor Owens). Novak's nemesis is Lieutenant Hellman of Homicide (played by...
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Topics: Pat Novak, Jack Webb, Raymond Burr, Old Time Radio
Old Time Radio
by Donald Phillips
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These are out of my collection of Radio Dramas with Mark Hamill from 1981
Topics: Star Wars A New Hope, Radio Drama, NPR, Mark Hamill
The Lum Edwards Collection
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NICK CARTER, MASTER DETECTIVE Nick Carter first made an appearance in a pulp novel in 1886. His popularity lasted over 100 years until the last Nick Carter-Killmaster book was published in 1990. The master detective first ventured into radio on April 11, 1943 on the Mutual Broadcasting System as The Return of Nick Carter , a nod to his pulp fiction history. The title was changed to Nick Carter, Master Detective shortly thereafter. Lon Clark starred as Mr. Carter throughout the run, with his...
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Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
Bob and Ray For the Truly Desperate
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 The shows presented here are digitized from the home recorded tapes of dedicated Bob and Ray fans. Some were produced by a person rushing to the radio, pushing the record button and holding a mike near the speaker. Others were taped fully at the time and rerecorded to edit out commercials and such later. One collector used a timer set-up and a direct connection to his tape machine. Fortunately the radio was usually tuned properly when the timer went off. These tape reels were...
Topics: Bob and Ray, radio, comedy
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(118 Episodes) "Duffy's Tavern" was/is a Wartime situation comedy which ran for a decade on several different radio networks: CBS, 1941–1942; NBC-Blue Network, 1942–1944; NBC, 1944–1951. The final "Duffy's Tavern" episode airdate was December 28, 1951. Ed Gardner starred as Archie, manager of the drinking establishment owned by Duffy, "...where the elite meet to eat." Ed Gardner, writer/actor who co-created the series, had performed the character of Archie...
Topics: Old TIme Radio, OTR Wartime, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, OTR Wartime, * Ed Gardner, OTRadio CBS,...
The Lum Edwards Collection
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YOURS TRULY, JOHNNY DOLLAR THESE ARE THE MANDEL KRAMER EPISODES 06-18-1961 to 09-30-1962 The individual episodes of Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar have been broken down into several different pages by lead actor: Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes or Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Charles Russell Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Edmond O'Brien Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - John Lund Yours Truly, Johnny Dollar - Single Episodes - Bob Bailey 15...
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Old Time Radio
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MAGIC ISLAND Magic Island was a syndicated serial that first aired sometime in 1936 and consisted of one hundred thirty 12-minute episodes. The storyline dealt with a wealthy woman and her search for her long lost daughter. She finds her on a man-made island that can submerge to avoid detection. The series was targeted for a juvenile audience and small children are the main focus of the story line. From the Old Time Radio Researcher's Group. See "Note" Section below for more...
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Classified as a juvenile crime drama but written and acted with more adult style than most of the breed, "The Green Hornet"---whose protagonist fought crime by infiltrating or even partnering (initially) with known criminal operations, which deceive police into believing him a wanted criminal himself---was the creation of George W. Trendle and Fran Striker, the brains and head writer behind "The Lone Ranger" (whose protagonist, according to storyline, was the great-uncle of...
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Topics: old-time radio, The Green Hornet, crime drama, juvenile adventure
Old Time Radio
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19 Mercury Theater's radio programmes - 17 from 1938 (July-November) and 2 from 1946 BONUS: 1988 Special Programme - Mercury Theater Remembered with appearences and voices of those who worked in those programmes and still remember how Welles used to work. * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * * - In 1937, Welles and the Mercury company earned a reputation for their inventive adaptation of William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar set in contemporary Fascist Italy. They moved on to...
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Topics: orson, welles, radio, mercury, theater, 1938, 1946
The Lum Edwards Collection
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CRIME CLUB The Crime Club aired on the Mutual Broadcasting System as a half-hour weekly radio series, beginning on December 2, 1946 and continuing until October 16, 1947, a run of 47 episodes. It aired on Mondays at 8 p.m. through December and then on Thursdays at 10 p.m. It was also heard on Wednesdays and Sundays on some stations. Each installment was introduced by the series host, The Librarian, portrayed by Barry Thomson and Raymond Edward Johnson (who was perhaps better known as the host...
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Old Time Radio
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Frontier Gentleman was a radio Western series heard on CBS from February 2 to November 16, 1958, initially heard Sunday afternoons at 2:30pm through March when it moved to 7pm. The program opened with a trumpet theme by Jerry Goldsmith and this introduction: Herewith, an Englishman's account of life and death in the West. As a reporter for the London Times, he writes his colorful and unusual accounts. But as a man with a gun, he lives and becomes a part of the violent years in the new...
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Old Time Radio
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A bunch of old timey radio shows I had laying around on a hard drive,  I think they came from the old site Demonoid a long time ago. Some comedies, storytelling shows, serials, thriller/horror, mysteries and more! Enjoy. In order: Abbot and Costello Alien Worlds Amos and Andy Bloopers Boston Blakie Burns and Allen CBS Mystery Radio Theatre Comedians Detectives Dimension X Dragnet Escape Green Hornet Inner Sanctum Jack Benny Lights out Lone Ranger Misc Pihilip Marlowe Ray Bradbury Red Skeleton...
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Topics: radio, mystery, thriller, horror, comedy, 1930s, 1940s, 1950s, old, classic
The Lum Edwards Collection
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Old Time Radio Programs. Very well done Mystery series. You are on Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Final Page
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Sci-Fi Radio was an anthology of magazine short story adaptations, with a pretty good choice of the stories. These were recorded off the radio and vary in quality.
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Bold Venture is the radio adventure series starring Humphrey Bogart and Lauren Bacall that originally aired in 1951-52. Bogart plays hotel and boat owner Slate Shannon, and Bacall plays his ward, Sailor Duval. The two often became entangled in tight situations when hiring their services to shady characters. These episodes sound clean, clear and full, thanks to the folks at http://bold-venture.co.uk/. The episode titles follow the work done by Digital Deli Too...
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Topics: OTR, Old Time Radio, Bold Venture, Humphrey Bogart, Lauren Bacall
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Orson Welles reprised his role of Harry Lime from the celebrated 1949 film adaptation of Graham Greene's novel The Third Man. The radio series is a "prequel" to the film, and depicts the many misadventures of con-artist Lime in a somewhat lighter tone than the character's villainy in the film.
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WILD BILL HICKOK Wild Bill Hickok aired from 1 April 1951 until 31 December 1954 over the Mutual Broadcasting System on radio and then made the move to television from 1955 to 1958. The show was sponsored by Kellogg Cereals and aimed at the younger generation. Guy Madison played Marshal Wild Bill Hickok and his sidekick Jingles B Jones was Andy Devine. Both stared in their roles for the television show. The Announcer was Charlie Lyon and the director was Paul Pierce. According to Dunning the...
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Old Time Radio
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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Godwulf Manuscript Sat 21st Jul 1984, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM A radio adaptation from the novel by Robert B. Parker   Private eye Spenser is called in to solve the disappearance of a 14th-century manuscript. And then there is a murder. Spenser begins to uncover corruption and Mafia power politics. Music composed and played by Ed Welch (piano) with Ron Aspery   Directed by Peter King Spenser: Gary Waldhorn Terry Orchard: Nicky Croydon Iris Milford: Stacey Hughes...
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Old Time Radio
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Have Gun Will Travel debuted on November 23, 1958. The show followed the adventures of Paladin, a gentleman-turned-gunfighter played by John Dehner on radio, who preferred to settle problems without violence, yet, when forced to fight, excelled. Paladin lived in the Carlton Hotel in San Francisco, where he dressed in semi-formal wear, ate gourmet food, and attended opera. In fact, many who initially met him mistook him for a dandy from the East. When working, he dressed in black, used calling...
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COUNTERSPY The old time radio espionage and thriller, David Harding Counterspy , was brought to life by radio legend Phillips H Lord. Lord was an old time radio powerhouse, responsible for such shows as Gangbusters , Mr. District Attorney , We the People , and many more. Airing on the NBC Blue radio station (later becoming ABC) and the Mutual Network from 1942 to 1957, this show helped fill the need of radio listeners who wanted some WWII and post-WWII espionage. David Harding was the chief of...
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Old Time Radio
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This upload contains all 150 episodes (although 2 are sadly incomplete) of the radio show, The Little Things in Life, written by the legendary Peg Lynch.  The show, starring Lynch and Robert Dryden, aired during the attempted revival of dramatic radio in the 1970s, specifically from 1975-1976.  Like Ethel and Albert, and The Couple Next Door, both also Lynch products, the show focuses on the comedy inherent in normal everyday situations faced by your average married couple.   The dates,...
Topics: OTR, OldTimeRadio, Old Time Radio, The Little Things in Life, Peg Lynch, Robert Dryden
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(81 Episodes) "The Adventures of Ozzie & Harriet" situation comedy has many reused scripts and actual repeat shows. What is here, is in chronological order according to times they aired. OTR * def gp ddh
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, * Ozzie & Harriet Nelson
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Welcome to Pine Ridge, home of the Jot 'em Down Store.   This upload contains 1646 files of the Lum and Abner old time radio show, starring Charles Lauck and Norris Goff. The dates, episode numbers and titles are believed to be correct based on available sources, but any corrections are welcome.  The files have been formatted to be classified easily as podcasts in iTunes. Disclaimer: By uploading these files, I make no claim to ownership or copyright.  These recordings have been acquired...
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The Lum Edwards Collection
by Suspense
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Old Time Radio Programs. Very well done mystery series. Page 1 Page 2 You Are On Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Final Page
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Old Time Radio
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Saturday-Night Theatre: The Serpent's Smile Sat 16th Feb 1985, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Neville Teller, based on the novel by Olga Hesky A thriller set in 1960’s Israel. Dizengoff Street, Tel Aviv, Israel, on a Saturday night, with the Sabbath over and everyone crowding the cafes. Just the time and place to dump a corpse and make a getaway, leaving Inspector Tami Shimoni to pick up the pieces - or rather, scrape up the bloodstains - and start out on the trail of a bunch of...
Topics: Olga Hesky, The Serpent's Smile, Radio Drama
The Lum Edwards Collection
by Gunsmoke
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Old Time Radio Programs. Gunsmoke Starring William Conrad as Matt Dillon. Western Theme. Page 2
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Old Time Radio
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CANDY MATSON, YUKON 2-8209 Candy Matson was the private eye star of Candy Matson, YUkon 2-8209 , an NBC West Coast show which first aired in March 1949 and was created by Monty Masters. He cast his wife, Natalie Parks, in the title role of this sassy, sexy PI. Her understated love interest, Lt. Ray Mallard, was played by Henry Leff while her assistant and best pal, aptly named Rembrandt Watson, was the voice of Jack Thomas. Every show opened with a ringing telephone and our lady PI answering it...
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Old Time Radio
by Robert Farrell
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The Jack Benny Program, which starred no less than Jack Benny himself, was a comedy series than went on-air for more than 30 years in both radio and television. It premiered on NBC Blue on May 2, 1932, and had its last episode on CBS radio on May 22, 1955, producing a total of 931 episodes. The TV adaptation, which was just a continuation of the radio program, was aired from 1950 to 1965. Apart from lead character Jack Benny, other radio stars included in the show were Eddie Anderson, Don...
Topic: The Jack Benny Program
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Cinema 100: Saturday Playhouse: The Ladykillers  Sat 13th Jan 1996, 14:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM Bruce Bedford's adaptation of the Ealing comedy screenplay by William Rose.   Director:…..Andy Jordan Piano:…..Roger Limb The Professor:…..Edward Petherbridge The Major:……Donald Sinden Louis:……Gary Waldhorn Harry:…….Daniel Peacock One Round:……Martin Hyder Mum:…..Margot Boyd General Gordon, the Parrot:…..Johnny Morris Sgt MacDonald:……Stratford Johns Other Parts: John...
Topics: William Rose, The Ladykillers Radio Drama
Old Time Radio
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The Goon Show, 1950s: Ultimate Goons
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Old Time Radio
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Saturday-Night Theatre: Craft  Sat 24th Mar 1984, 20:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM By Guy Meredith Failed artist, Adam Bax, is amazed when one of his paintings sells for a large sum. Disillusioned with the world of art, back into which this overnight fame throws him, he decides to embark on a little nefarious infamy, aided and abetted by his estranged wife. Directed by Cherry Cookson Artist: Adam Bax Bax: Norman Rodway Robert: Geoffrey Collins Quartermain: James Grout Tessa: Carole Boyd...
Topics: Guy Meredith, Craft, Radio Drama
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(97 Episodes) THE BEST sitcom BY FAR!! "The Aldrich Family" is one of those really GREAT and TIMELESS Old Time Radio sitcoms that make you laugh every time you listen to it. The main characters (created by Clifford Goldsmith) never age. Henry Aldrich (portrayed by Ezra Stone, Vic Jones and Bobby Ellis) is one of those types of teenagers everyone has met at sometime during life, as is his best buddy, Homer Brown (Jackie Kelk, Jack Grimes, Johnny Fieldler). More characters: Mary...
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Wartime, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy
The Lum Edwards Collection
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THE DAMON RUNYON THEATRE The Damon Runyon Theatre was another of Alan Ladd's Mayfair Transcription Company productions. Ladd, long an admirer of 'The Brighter Side', Damon Runyon's long-running newspaper column, initially signed Pat O'Brien to star as 'Broadway' in the program. Indeed we have an alleged audition from the program, titled "Princess O'Hara" in which O'Brien and Wendy Barrie are heard announcing the next production of the series, 'A Piece of Pie'. Newspaper listings of...
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Old Time Radio
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MR. KEEN, TRACER OF LOST PERSONS When Mr. Keen, Tracer of Lost Persons first debuted over the Blue Network on October 12, 1937, the show’s title accurately described Keen’s stock-in-trade; the “kindly old investigator” tracked down individuals who had mysteriously vanished, leaving behind their families, homes, jobs and other day-to-day activities. Keen (he never had a first name, unless it was “Peachy”) was assisted in these duties by an Irishman named Mike Clancy. Mike...
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Old Time Radio
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A collection of old-time radio shows and dramatizations I've collected together which are British mysteries, thrillers and suspense, most of which also have a murder or two.  Some of my favorites are included in this collection. I hope to offer more compiled collections in the future.
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Topics: otr, mystery, mysteries, British, murder, old, radio, old-time, vintage, old-time, radio, murder,...
Old Time Radio
by Robert Farrell
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Arguably the most iconic old radio show of all time, The Adventures of Superman is one of the longest running programs in the history of American radio. This series spanned over 11 years from the time it was first syndicated as a radio show at WOR station in New York on February 12, 1940. Adapted from a DC comic book series created by Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster, Superman later became one of the most popular action hero’sof the century. Although it was originally positioned as a radio...
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Topics: The Adventures of Superman, Superman
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SQUAD CARS WRITERS: ADRIAN STEED, BEV PIERCE, ANTHONY FRIDJON, LOUIS IFE, COLIN FISH PRODUCER: COLIN FISH, LOUIS IFE DIRECTOR: DAVID GOODEN STUDIO: SONOVISION STUDIOS, JOHANNESBURG FOR SPRINGBOK RADIO STARRING: GORDON MULHOLLAND, HAL ORLANDINI, DIANE APPLEBY, ANNABEL LINDER DIANE STUART, DANA NIEHAUS, GRAHAM ARMITAGE, NIC DE JAGGER TONY JAY, PATRICK MYNHARDT, GABRIEL BAYMAN, ANTHONY FRIDJON LOUIS IFE, COLIN FISH, CLIVE SCOTT, DALE CUTTS, MICHAEL MAYER MEL MILLER, TROMP TERRE'BLANCHE, BRIAN...
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Topics: police, drama, cops, detective, otr
The Lum Edwards Collection
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THE HALLS OF IVY The Halls of Ivy was an NBC radio sitcom that ran from 1949 - 1952. It was created by Fibber McGee and Molly co-creator/writer Don Quinn before being adapted into a CBS television comedy (1954-55) produced by ITC Entertainment and Television Programs of America. British husband-and-wife actors Ronald Colman and Benita Hume starred in both versions of the show. Quinn developed the show after he had decided to leave Fibber McGee and Molly in the hands of his protege Phil Leslie....
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(309 Episodes on 2 pgs) Pg 1 of 2 - 087 of 309 Eps Pg 2 of 2 - 222 of 309 Eps AMOS & ANDY (Pg 2 of 2) including: 1) First Lines of each episode 2) Program Announcers 3) Program Sponsorship Descriptions 4) Names of All Deleted Doubles Listed as "aka" in Title and Name description 5) BBC 2 Part Documentary: The Real Amos & Andy It took me 3 weeks to clean up my Amos & Andy collection. By cleaning up, I mean I have removed (75 plus) existing doubles, as a result of mis-dated,...
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Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, OTR Soap Opera, OTR Comedy Team
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Adventures of Superman is a radio show which aired between 1938 and 1951 on Mutual and ABC with Kelloggs as a sponsor. While being aired on Mutual it was a 15 minute show but was increased to a half hour aftering moving to ABC. For more Old Time Radio shows click Free OTR Shows
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More from the Orson Welles: On The Air podcast.
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Hopalong Cassidy is a fictional cowboy-hero, created in 1904 by Clarence E. Mulford and appearing in a series of popular stories and later novels. Here the character appears as a rude, rough-talking 'galoot'. Beginning in 1935, the character, played by William Boyd was transformed into the clean-cut hero of a series of 66 immensely popular films, only a few of which were based on Mulford's works, but which led, in turn, to a comic book series modelled after the films. On June 24, 1949, Hoppy...
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THE JACK BENNY PROGRAM The Jack Benny Program aired from May 2, 1932 until June 22, 1958. The show was identified by different names based on the particular sponsor at the time. The Canada Dry Program was on the air from May 2, 1932 until October 26, 1932. It starred Jack Benny. The announcer was George Hicks with George Olsen and his wife Ethel Shutta providing music and vocals, and Jack's wife, Sadye Marks, as Mary Livingstone. The show moved over to CBS on October 30, 1932 to January 26,...
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MR AND MRS NORTH Mr. and Mrs. North are fictional American amateur detectives. Created by Frances and Richard Lockridge, the couple were featured in a series of 26 Mr. and Mrs. North novels, a Broadway play, a motion picture and several radio and television series. Mr. and Mrs. North was a radio mystery series that aired on CBS from 1942 to 1954. Alice Frost and Joseph Curtin had the title roles when the series began in 1942. The characters, publisher Jerry North and his wife Pam, lived in...
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This upload contains 52 episodes of the Old Time Radio program, The New Adventures of Sherlock Holmes.  The show, which aired from 1939-1946, starred the great Basil Rathbone as Holmes and Nigel Bruce as Dr. Watson.   The dates, episode numbers and titles are believed to be correct based on available information, but any corrections are welcome.  Disclaimer: By uploading these files, I make no claim to ownership or copyright. These recordings have been acquired from publicly available...
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Saturday Playhouse: A Stone from Heaven Sat 15th Apr 1995, 14:30 on BBC Radio 4 FM This two-part play by Lindsay Clarke, captures all the magic and mystery of one of the greatest of all European tales - the story of the Grail. 1: The Wounding.   Young Parsifal sets out from his wildwood home with the ambition of becoming a knight. Music by Martin Allcock. Director Nigel Bryant.   Parsifal: Ian Jeffs Gawain: Michael Lumsden Arthur: Gary Bond Wolfram: Kim Wall Cundrie: Eleanor Bron...
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Ollie B. Bommel en Tom Poes Omnibus-Kinderhoorspelen Taal :Nederlands Type :Kinderhoorspelen Uitzendorganisatie NPS Olivier B. Bommel, ook wel Heer Bommel, Heer Ollie (door Tom Poes), OBB (door AWS) en Heer Olivier (door Joost) genoemd, is een beroemd Nederlands stripfiguur bedacht door Marten Toonder. Inhoud [verbergen] 1 Oorsprong 2 Uiterlijk en Karakter 3 In populaire cultuur 4 Citaten 5 Noten 6 Zie ook 7 Externe links OorsprongOlivier B. Bommel maakte zijn debuut in het derde avontuur van...
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Old Time Radio SHows. Gunsmoke Starring William Conrad as Matt Dillon. Western Theme.
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CLAYBOURNE Welcome to Claybourne , the small, scenic township in the far north of New Zealand’s North Island. It’s a friendly little town - home to a pub, a general store, a service station and, up on the hill, the southernmost communication satellite station of American communication giant, Koestler Industries. Thompson is an American holidaying in New Zealand after his breakup nearly led to a breakdown. He receives a message from his employers that there’s a problem at the station up...
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THE SEALED BOOK The Sealed Book was a radio series of mystery and terror tales, produced and directed by Jock MacGregor for the Mutual network. Between March 18 and September 9, 1945, the melodramatic anthology series was broadcast on Sundays from 10:30pm to 11:00pm. Each week, after "the sound of the great gong," host Philip Clarke observed that the mysteriously silent "keeper of the book has opened the ponderous door to the secret vault wherein is kept the great sealed book, in...
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SUSPENSE 1942 The individual episodes have been broken down into several different pages: Suspense - Single Episodes or Suspense - Single Episodes - 1942 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1943 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1944 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1945 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1946 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1947 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1948 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1949 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1950 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1951 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1952...
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Crime Fighters was a police procedural that focused on some of the new technologies, especially in police labs, to capture criminals and solve crimes. The series was on Mutual from November 1949 to August 1956, which occasional gaps in its broadcast scheduling. The series was produced in New York and had many of the City’s veteran voices. The program dramatized the police methods to solve a true crime in their historical records. In many cases, some new or unusual technique was used to bring...
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SUSPENSE 1947 The individual episodes have been broken down into several different pages: Suspense - Single Episodes or Suspense - Single Episodes - 1942 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1943 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1944 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1945 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1946 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1947 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1948 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1949 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1950 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1951 Suspense - Single Episodes - 1952...
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Hollywood movie studios and radio broadcasters had a profitable relationship: the studios had stars and stories, and radio had broadcasts provided free to potential moviegoers. Sometimes it was even better: an advertising sponsor paid for it all. The most prominent collaboration was Lux Radio Theatre , for years at or near the top of the ratings for dramatic programs, and an effective marketing tool for movies… even the second-tier ones… to build interest in movie-going and performers...
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Noel Coward Mysteries An occasional series of biographical comedies that imagines Noel Coward in the role of an amateur detective. Starring Malcolm Sinclair as Noel Coward with Eleanor Bron as his devoted secretary Lorn Lorraine and Tam Williams as his devoted valet Cole Lesley 1 Design for Murder (08.01.00) Actor, playwright, songwriter, director and star - Noel Coward never quite added sleuth to his astonishing achievements. But just before the war with Hitler, there is a gap in his...
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MYSTERY HOUSE Mystery House -- that strange publishing firm owned by Dan and Barbara Glenn -- where each new novel is acted out by the Mystery House staff, before it is accepted for publication. Mystery House was a program in the 1950s, but not your "run of the mill"-type program. Actually, it was more of a proving ground for novels. Dan and Barbara Glenn owned a publishing company named "Mystery House" located at 70 Park Avenue, New York City. Dan and Barbara decided to...
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DR. KILDARE Dr. Kildare was produced for syndication in 1949 at WMGM , New York. It was based on the popular Dr. Kildare movies of the late 1930's and early 1940's, and brought to the microphone the stars of that series, Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore . Ayres played the young, idealistic Dr. James Kildare; Barrymore, ever in character, was the crusty, loveable diagnostician, Dr. Leonard Gillespie. The men worked at Blair General Hospital, "one of the great citadels of American medicine --...
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Hall of Fantasy started as a local series out of Utah. It found its way onto the airwaves sporadically from 1947 to 1952. This anthology was picked up for national syndication by the Mutual network and broadcast from mid-52 through mid-53. Written and directed by Richard Thorne, a prolific and talented writer and producer, this series is often overlooked, even by fans of OTR. It is unfortunate, since it provides some very unique and dramatic material; the acting in particular was superb. Early...
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500 OTR Christmas Holiday Shows Five hundred Christmas holiday-themed old time radio shows. Also includes some Christmas-week news and New Year's Eve shows (and year-end retrospectives and news). Plus the Christmas V-Discs (I've uploaded a set of V-Discs to Archive.org) and a rip of Dennis Day's 1958 LP Christmas Is For The Family (with Jack Benny). Not meant to be comprehensive but there's a lot, and they range from the ridiculous (The Christmas Bride) to the sublime (Truth or Consequence's...
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FRONTIER TOWN 1950-53, Syndicated Cast: Jeff Chandler as Chad Remington (through "Thunder over Texas", #23, 02/27/1953) Reed Hadley as Chad Remington (from "Gun Trouble Valley", #24, 03/06/1953 to end) Wade Crosby as Cherokee O'Bannon Written and Directed by: Paul Franklin Music by: Bob Mitchell and Ivan Ditmars Announcer: Bill Forman Sustaining, Transcribed Chad Remington is an aspiring new lawyer in the big city whose world and dreams are turned upside down by the news of...
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Old Time Radio Programs. Gunsmoke Starring William Conrad as Matt Dillon. Western Theme.
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(63 Episodes) "The Fibber McGee & Molly Show," one of the longest-running radio sitcoms, premiered on NBC Radio Network in 1935, remaining popular until its demise in 1959, long after radio had ceased to be the dominant form of American household entertainment. * SYNOPSIS: Much of the show's humor relied on recurring gags, unseen regulars & punchlines that popped up here & there for its many broadcast years. ** THE McGEE'S HALL CLOSET **: One of the running FM&M jokes...
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Old Time Radio Programs, The Bob Hope Program
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ROGUE'S GALLERY Rogue's Gallery came to the Mutual network on September 27, 1945 with Dick Powell portraying Richard Rogue, a private detective who invariably ended up getting knocked out each week and spending his dream time in acerbic conversation with his subconscious self, Eugor. Rogue's Gallery was, in a sense, Dick Powell's rehearsal for Richard Diamond, Private Detective . Powell played private detective Richard Rogue, who trailed luscious blondes, protected witness, and did whatever...
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